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MP3 of the Day #847: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 30th July 2014 at 10:00 am
 

Celebrated Danish indie pop duo The Asteroids Galaxy Tour will be releasing their studio album ‘Bring Us Together’ on Rough Trade in September. Ahead of that, they want you to have the title track from the album for free. Framed by bluesy piano, the vocals make it classic Asteroids Galaxy Tour. Listen to the track below and if you like it, go here to download the mp3.

 

Video of the Moment #685: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

 
By on Thursday, 19th January 2012 at 6:00 pm
 

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour have a new promo video for single ‘Heart Attack’. Totally psychedelic, man. Interesting that one of the commenters said the lead singer looks and sounds like a cross between Madonna and Alison Goldfrapp.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELNvmFGNLRU[/youtube]

 

MP3 of the Day #455: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

 
By on Friday, 9th December 2011 at 10:00 am
 

Danish band the Asteroid Galaxy Tour‘s song ‘Heart Attack’ has been remixed by Brazilian outfit CSS. Listen to and grab it below.

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour’s new album, ‘Out of Frequency’, will be out in January.

 

Live Gig Video: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour at Bowery Ballroom

 
By on Wednesday, 9th November 2011 at 2:00 pm
 

Danish group the Asteroids Galaxy Tour played their single ‘Major’ to a rammed Bowery Ballroom in New York City early last month. You can watch the video below and feel like you were part of the audience.

The band’s second album, ‘Out of Frequency’, has a planned early 2012 release.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhVO4AGwSwg[/youtube]

 

Roskilde Festival: Day 3 Roundup

 
By on Wednesday, 21st July 2010 at 2:00 pm
 

A helpful hint about music festivals: try as you may to see every single band you’ve ticked off the set schedule weeks before you’ve even set foot on the property, you’re going to miss some, because you’re either 1) hungry, 2) thirsty, 3) drunk or 4) just plain tired. While I admit to succumbing to #2 (it was hot, much hotter than it normally is in Denmark) and #4 (the only explanation for Day 2’s epic oversleep), all things considered I was in pretty good shape for Saturday, especially after getting to bed at a decent hour the night before.

I already knew Saturday at Roskilde was going to be a long day. So this time I checked, double-checked, and triple-checked that the alarm clock on my mobile was properly set before going to bed the night before. After filling up on a massive breakfast of several soft-boiled eggs, too many slices of cold cuts that tasted suspiciously (in a good way) of liverwurst and several cups of strong tea, I headed back to the festival. First up on the agenda was the Rumour Said Fire, a Copenhagen indie rock band officially ‘sanctioned’ by the festival organisers themselves by virtue of being the one band chosen to be official guest bloggers for the festival. Think Fleet Foxes and Mumford and Sons. Pretty good stuff.

They were followed by another local favourite duo, the Asteroids Galaxy Tour and their touring band. The only difference: the Asteroids Galaxy Tour are now world-famous and travel all over the globe. Even you, dear reader, are likely to have heard of them. The festival organisers are quick to point out that this is a band that started out on the emerging artists line-up of Pavilion Junior years ago and now are a global success. Blonde lead singer Mette Lindberg was radiant in hot pink and gold sequins, belting out the duo’s starry-eyed, soulful, psychedelic hits like ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine No More’ and ‘Around the Bend’. Amazing to see them to play to their home audience, Lindberg looking overwhelmed by the marvelous crowd response.

After the cut: this review of day 3 continued with more photos.

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